Kirpan

  • Students were asked to remove bracelet, kripan to take test, say parents 20-08-2013 02:55 AM

    Parents of some Sikh students have alleged that their children were asked to remove religious symbols like kirpan and kada (bracelet) to gain entry at some centres in Chandigarh for the PGIMER entrance test. The candidates, who also included girls, were later allowed to take the test yesterday and were...
  • Delhi: Man attacks co-passenger with a dagger in metro station 11-08-2013 08:19 PM

    New Delhi: A youth was injured when a co-passenger allegedly attacked him with a dagger (kripan) while deboarding a metro train at Patel Chowk metro station on Sunday. The attacker, identified as Kanwaljeet was nabbed by CISF personnel soon after the attack and handed over to police. Nitin, who was...
  • US school bans 'kirpan', Sikhs concerned 06-01-2011 11:18 PM

    Washington: A school in Michigan's Canton township has barred students from bringing a 'kirpan' to the premises after a fourth grader was found carrying the religious symbol and parents of other students objected to it. The move has troubled the small Sikh community in the township near Detroit, prompting them...
  • No kirpans for schoolkids: Oz Sikh body 14-12-2007 01:33 PM

    Kolkata: West Indian legend Vivian Richards feels that Indian cricket team has improved in the fielding department in recent times and that increases the chance of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men winning the World Cup. "India has improved in the fielding department recently. I see change in psyche among the Indian...
  • Sikh kids can carry kirpans to school, in Australia 06-12-2007 12:28 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) has called for one of its most important board meetings next Tuesday to get to the bottom of the Ashes mess. In the meeting, CA will try to chart a detailed plan for next summer's expansive city-based Twenty20 competition, which will cause the greatest shift in...
  • Akali-Dera fight makes kirpan dearer 19-05-2007 03:40 PM

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  • Sikh air travellers can carry daggers 23-11-2006 11:48 PM

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  • Respect Sikhs poster campaign in US 22-11-2006 01:03 PM

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